Quick application for Teacher assistant

Role :
The role is to assist with teaching & learning in classrooms

Who should apply :
Aged 18-35 (must not turn 36 before 31 March 2022 – except for LSEN
schools where there is no age limit)
• Must live walking distance from the location of the school
• Only one opportunity can be taken up per household
• Must not be employed, studying or training (even part time)
• Must NOT be receiving government grants (NSFAS, Funza Lushaka, other
COVID grant/s)
• Cannot have a criminal record
• They must meet the criteria per job category

What are the criteria per category :
Education Assistants : must have at least a matric
• Curriculum
at least 40% (level 3 pass) in the subject they will be placed in
• ICT/eCadre
work seeker should have passed IT as a subject in matric OR have a
qualification OR a certificate course in IT
• Reading Champion
work seeker should have passed English at matric level and have a passion
for reading

How to Apply :
There is only one way to apply for this opportunity and walk-ins to the schools
are discouraged
Go to www.sayouth.mobi (zero rated) and register. Once you have registered
you will be able to apply to a school near to where you live on the mobi site.
You cannot apply by visiting the school in person – if young people are not on
the SA Youth system they will not be able to be paid.

Once you have registered on the site – the DBE opportunities that match your
location will appear automatically. Alternatively you can search under
“Education Assistant” or “General School Assistant” & find an opportunity close
to you.
PLEASE NOTE: if you apply for a position that you live too far away from to walk
to, your application will not be successful. ONLY apply to opportunities that you
are able to walk to every morning.

Trouble with the application process ? :
You can call SA Youth toll-free from 9am – 4.30pm Mondays to Fridays on 0800
Or you can email them on support@sayouth.org.za
Or reach out to them on Facebook www.facebook.com/SAYouth.mobi

What documents do I have to supply and when/ how do I supply it? :
If you are shortlisted and are invited to an interview at a school you will be
required to bring:

  1. Certified copy of your ID
  2. Matric certificate (where applicable) or other NQF 4 or higher qualification
  3. Your CV
  4. A testimonial eg. From a former school, local chief, church leader, or
    previous employer

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